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Victoria Advocate Newspaper Archives May 20 1923, Page 1

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Victoria Advocate (Newspaper) - May 20, 1923, Victoria, Texas We Are dealers of Elgin Waltham and Hamilton watches. We repair High Grade watches in own shop. Max elfish jeweler a optometrist the Victoria advocate a sunday morning edition eyes examined glasses fitted or. F. R. Dunn optometrist no better equipped optical office in Texas. 400-401 welder building phone 119 office hours�?9 to 12 and 1 to 5 volume 25 Victoria Texas sunday morning May 20, 1923 numb eth rather u. S. And other Powers to order China to comply with demands of bandits for withdrawal of gov t troops Laws condition critical Nonni Azirin in n % copyright United press Tegucigalpa May 19.�?declaring she would rather die i Honduras than be taken Back for life imprisonment in sin Quentin Clara Phillips was closely guarded today following her dramatic confession that she is the woman sought by the los Angeles cal., authorities. Her woman companion was identified As her sister. Her Man companion was identified As Jess Carson also wanted in los Angeles. It is probable that the Phillips woman will be the Only one of the Trio to be taken Back to Calif 4lia. Fhe sensational confession that she is none other than Clara Phil lips was made today by the worn in when american detectives arrived to identify the prisoner. She had previously maintained silence but upon the appearance of the officers she broke Down and confessed. She expressed the Hope that she would be absolved of the crime noon her arrival at los Angeles. Deportation delayed May escape or suicide by United press Tegucigalpa. May 19. Hoping to bring Clara Phillips Back to the los Angeles jail from which she escaped under sheriff Biscailuz tonight was attempting arrange deportation. Exira documents needed will full expected Premier of great Britain wife resign by United press London. My 19.�?Premier Bonar Law of great Britain is now certain to resign political experts friends and the British press agree. His resignation May come very soon but rim at certainly before the end of july it is Learned on the be t authority. The Premier s illness is much More critical than was first realized. He is returning from Paris this afternoon. A sudden Call for cancer specialists led the Paris press to suggest that his Throat affliction is of a most serious nature. His friends Are alarmed Blit the attending physicians gave out no inklings of the exact nature of the trouble. Piggy wiggly head issues Challenge to forges fighting him by United press cause delay and it is feared that Memphis. May 19. Clarence % the woman May commit suicide or Saunders fighting head of the escape. A careful watch Over her is being maintained. Beaumont flood damage $500,000 by United press Beaumont. May 19.�?with the death of one negro and two minor casualties reported the City is prepared today to cleanup. Five Hundred thousand dollars is the estimated damage caused by 13.54 inches of rain Friday the heaviest recorded in the history of Beaumont. Two storage tanks of the Magnolia Petroleum company were a Nick by lightning. Fhe water flooded the basement hotel Beaumont. Another student of Northwestern meets death Phi one made by United press Chicago May 19. The death of Louis Auberge a Northwestern University student who was killed in an Auto Accident As an a1 legend sequel to a hazing episode was held to be an unavoidable Accident by a coroners jury Lute today. The Auto loaded with students searching for a classmate who had been kidnapped by rival clansmen car and j a Piggy wiggly company threw Down the Gauntlet tonight to the financial forces which he charges Are seeking to ruin him and gain control of his Chain grocery sys tem. Faced with court action by his creditors who hold $4,500,000 Worth of Piggy wiggly shares which he put up As collateral for Money borrowed to outright Wall collided with another Street recently the Tennessee Gro a Auberge was killed. Very magnate made a desperate last stand to stave off disaster until finally tonight he announced the withdrawal of his offer to give up control of his concern to his creditors on july i if he fails to refinance the organization. Declaring that the fight is on Saunders said a let them go to it. I have fought with my Back to the Wall san Angelo expects 10,000 visitors to convention monday by United press san Angelo May 19.�?more than 10,000 visitors Are expected Here monday to attend the open ing Day session of the West Texas chamber of Commerce. Twenty five bands 19 of which will compete for prizes and sponsors from 102 towns one representing the state of Texas will take part in a pageant. These features Are expected to draw a Large crowd to the fifth annual convention of the chamber which will be the largest regional co get Heiing Ever held in the United states. Some time after the Accident Roscoe pitch being quizzed in connection with the Leighton mount Case said one of the autos wilfully zigzagged. He retracted the assertion however but the investigation was made. Resolution asks u. S. Senate for election probe by United press Austin May 19 a Resolution urging a full investigation of the recent Texas senatorial election by the United states Senate was introduced in the Texas Senate by senators Rogers Burkett and Wirtz. The Kun Siux klan is referred to in a Resolution which states that charges were made a that High officials of Texas have allowed their positions both judicial and executive to be used by the secret oath bound organization in furthering a conspiracy to prevent the electorate of the state from sex erasing a free Choice of a repro tentative in the Senate of this a the Resolution was placed the table subject to Call. Evolution theory disturbing Issue to two churches on Mexico and 0. S. Help to celebrate Elpaso birthday by United press Elpaso May 19.�?Mexico and the United states joined hands Here Oday in Celebration of Elpaso a 50th anniversary today was a Mexico Day a the last d a of a four Day Semi Centennial Celebration which has included prudes and pageants depict ing Early Southwest history Neff raps klan in fort Davis speech by United press Marfa May 19.�?governor Neff won Hearty applause today from an audience at fort Davis when he declared he believed in the court House and believed in Justice being meted out at the court House and at no other place by United press Indianapolis May 19. Evolution threatens to Divide the presbyterian As Well As the Bap tests since tile defeat of William j. Bryan for Moderator of the presbyterian general Assembly by or. Charles f. Wishart a Iii Era i Bryan who is a pronounced anti evolutionist refused to accept the chairmanship of the commit tee on Home missions tendered him by or. Wishart and threatens to precipitate a fight Between liberals and fundamentalists. The Southern baptists in session at Kansas City decided not to take a definite stand on the theory of evolution following a prolonged and exciting debate. Try raising Tho Eric of Ansar Tho speculators were poaching pm the housewives York Tribune. Counsel employed by University to defend students by United press Chicago. May 19 Ai Range moots were made by the North Western University today to pro ted students who May become involved in the investigation of th3 Leighton mount Case with Legal advice. A corps of attorneys was retained to handle All cases of students who May be brought into the investigation. The situation arising from the kidnapping of foreign tourists by chinese bandits near Lincheng two weeks ago is growing Darker. Tile government announced that further negotiations with the bandits looking toward the release of Tho prisoners seemed impossible. The announcement declared the bandits evidently have gained strength and have demanded not Only the withdrawal of government troops from the zone or banditry but from All Shantung. To demand withdrawal of government troops Fly unit f d press Wahington May 19 the United states and other nations decided to Send another note to the chinese government demand my that government troops surrounding the Shantung bandits to withdrawn. This announcement was made by the state department in making Public further reports from the american legation in Pekin regarding american and other for a eign prisoners held by tin brigands. A simple ceremonies Mark burial of 76 school fire Deao by la nit i d press Cleveland a c May 19 with simple reverence this Littles town is burying its dead the 7g persons including 41 children who perished in thursday right s school House fire one Mound Iii the cemetery Marks the grave into which by bodies were lowered amid touching scenes yesterday and today. Ten thousand people from All sections gathered at the grave. Harding will be first president to visit Alaska by United press Juneau Alaska May 19 when president Harding lands at k la j ism he will have been the first chief executive of the United states Ever to visit the northernmost territory of the nation. Alaska is awaiting eagerly for the arrival of the president governor Scott Bone told the United Presa today

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